Create additional calendars

In addition to the default Microsoft Outlook Calendar, you can create other Outlook calendars. For example, you can create a calendar for your personal appointments, separate from your work calendar.

 Tip    See Publish and share calendars on Office.com to share calendars with other people.

  1. In Calendar, on the Folder tab, in the New group, click New Calendar.

Create New Folder dialog box

 Note    If you are in Mail, Contacts, Tasks, Journal, or Notes, on the Folder tab, in the New group, click New Folder. In the Folder contains list, click Calendar Items.

  1. In the Name box, type a name for the new calendar.
  2. In the Select where to place the folder list, click Calendar, and then click OK.

The new calendar appears in the Calendar Navigation Pane (Navigation Pane: The column on the left side of the Outlook window that includes buttons for the Mail, Calendar, and Tasks views and the folders within each view. Click a folder to show the items in the folder.).

To view a calendar, select the check box for the calendar.

When multiple check boxes are selected, the calendars appear in side-by-side view and can be switched to the calendar overlay view. For more information, see View calendars side-by-side or overlaid.

 Tip    To delete a calendar, right-click the calendar name in the Navigation Pane, and then click Delete calendar name.

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Applies to:
Outlook 2010